Cony-Catching - A Table of the words of Art lately devised by Ned Browne and his associates, to Cross-bite the old Phrases used in the manner of Cony-catching.

A Table of the words of Art lately devised by Ned Browne and his associates, to Cross-bite the old Phrases used in the manner of Cony-catching.

 

HE that draws the fish to the bait,

The Beater.

The Tavern where they go,

The Bush

The fool that is caught,

The Bird.

Cony-catching to be called,

Bat Fowling.

The wine to be called,

The Shrap.

The cards to be called,

The Lime Twigs.

The fetching in a cony,

Beating the Bush.

The good ass if he be won,

Stooping to the Lure.

If he keep a loss,

A Haggard.

The verser in cony-catching
is called

The Retriver.

And the barnacle,

The Pot Hunter.

 

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